Peder Laursen Dyrskjøt

10 April 1630–13 October 1707 (Age 77)
Ørum, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Laursen Dyrskjøt was born on 10 April 1630, in Ørum, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars Pedersen Dyrskøt, was 69 and his mother, Maren Pedersdatter, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Kirsten Jensdatter Steen. He died on 13 October 1707, in Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 77, and was buried in Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Peder Laursen Dyrskjøt
Kirsten Jensdatter Steen
Birgette Pedersdatter Dyrskjøt
Lars Pedersen Dyrskjøt
Steen Pedersen Dyrskjøt
Jokum Frederik Pedersen Dyrskjøt
Conrad Pedersen Dyrskjøt

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1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 71

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941;
  • Kjaerulf Studies

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